Voorstrandt Restaurant, Paternoster

The Voorstrandt Restaurant is situated in a 114 year old quaint red and green tin house, right on the white sandy beach with panoramic views of the sand, sea and sky, overlooking the bay. Enjoy an idyllic sunset whilst watching whales play in the bay.

Whether you are looking for a leisurely day or a romantic evening, this quaint beach restaurant set in a historic 114 year old tin fisherman’s cottage overlooking the endless unspoilt beaches in a working fishing village is the place to be.

Come and savor sumptuously prepared meals while being spoilt by true west coast hospitality. The Restaurant specializes in fish dishes, ranging from Malay Seafood Curry, Seafood Platters, Fresh Crayfish “when in season” Oysters, but never forgetting about Meat lovers and Vegetarians.  Local West Coast wines, beers and more.

Bookings are very essential.

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One of the best Beach restaurants in South Africa

Paternoster  is one of the oldest fishing villages on the West Coast . It is situated 145 km from Cape Town. The town covers an area of 194.8 hectare and has approximately 2000 inhabitants.

The origin of the name remains unknown. Many people believe that the name, which means ‘Our Father’ in Latin.  It appears as St.Martins Paternoster on an old map of Pierre Mortier. Other people believe it refers to the beads that the Khoi tribe wore that were called Paternosters.

Paternoster is a sought after tourist destination and is known for Crayfish and the white-washed fishermen’s cottages. The remarkable coastline of jagged cliffs and white boulders makes this one of the most beautiful beaches on the West Coast of South Africa.

Be very weary of the water, its ice cold, even the sharks stay away. Never too cold for the occasionally visit of Dolphins and Whales.

Accommodation also available

Agterstrandt is situated in the heart of the old fishermen’s village, just a minutes’ walk from the beach and close walking distance to eateries, shops, art studio’s.

Four beautifully finished apartments with DSTV and Wi-Fi. View more images here

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